- Action on alcohol 18 Jul 2019
Gary Puffet is a Labour Party activist and former Chair of Newbury Constituency Labour Party. What, you may ask, was I doing sitting on a bench with him in Lambourn? Gary’s brother Shaun was a Lambourn resident who died of alcohol related illness in 2017. [Read More]
- The next PM 11 Jul 2019
As the Conservative leadership contest draws to its close, we will shortly know who is to be the next Prime Minister. The current betting seems to suggest a clear front runner in Boris Johnson. I know Boris. He is a friend of mine. For many [Read More]
- West looks away as Syria’s Idlib heads for disaster 7 Jun 2019
The gods of war have created the most complex and seemingly intractable situation in Idlib province, one of the last areas of Syria not under President Bashar Assad’s control. After eight years of conflict the remaining al-Qaeda fighters have been squeezed into an area about the size [Read More]
We need to remember the collective shame we felt after the horror of #srebrenica when we allowed war crimes to happen in our neighbourhood on our watch. Today just 2 hrs flight away newborn babies are being pulverised by Russian bombs
Well said @RichardBenyonMP - this is what happens when we do not help those who cannot help themselves - we need a humanitarian peace deal ASAP - perhaps the G7 leaders can spare 60 secs next week to watch & digest this shocking video & do something? https://t.co/0AJtf5jIJn
I have just seen film of @SyriaCivilDef pulling headless body and dead new born baby from shattered building bombed by Assad regime with Russian help. Idlib is being pummelled to dust with over 3 million civilians facing similar fate. And the West does nothing #WarCrimes #Shame
Richard Benyon was re-elected as the Member of Parliament for Newbury on 8 June 2017, with a majority of 24,380. Richard won 61.5 per cent of the vote share.
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